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U.S. Undertakes Military Operation Against Shabab in Somalia

published about 7 hours ago
An American official said that it had been carried out against an operative of the militant group.

Influx of African Immigrants Shifting National and New York Demographics

published about 7 hours ago
Influx of African Immigrants Shifting National and New York Demographics
In just one decade, the number of black African immigrants in the United States about doubled, an influx that is shifting the demographic landscape nationwide.

World Briefing: Israel: U.N. Chief Criticizes Seizing of West Bank Land

published about 7 hours ago
Secretary General Ban Ki-moon of the United Nations added his voice on Monday to the criticism of Israel over its seizing of nearly 1,000 acres of West Bank land in a Jewish settlement bloc near Bethlehem.

World Briefing: Lesotho: Regional Body Aims to Help Restore Stability

published about 7 hours ago
World Briefing: Lesotho: Regional Body Aims to Help Restore Stability
The Southern African Development Community said Monday that it would send an envoy and an observer team after military actions over the weekend caused the prime minister to flee.

Militants Add Cluster Bombing to Tactics, Rights Group Says

published about 7 hours ago
Human Rights Watch said there was evidence that the extremist group used the munitions in July and August as it fought in northern Syria.